FEATURES

THE CRASH DUNGEONS

Unmasked! The faceless reviewers come out of the closet

THE MAN BEHIND JETMAN

The artist who gets Jetman into CRASH every month bares all — and he’s not the only one

MATCH DAY CHALLENGE

Ludlow’s Starline Club, scene of the Girlie Tipster’s wrestling lessons, plays host to wrestling of a different kind as programmers and readers wrestle with joystick and keyboard for supremacy

TAMARA KNIGHT

Part Three of the story of a teleporter sales-being of the future

DIY

WIN A SPORTING HOLIDAY

A trip abroad goes to the winner of US GOLD’s competition. Copies of WORLD GAMES on offer, too

WIN A ROLLER!

Not a Rolls Royce unfortunately, but DOMARK are giving away a Philips Roller ghettoblaster... and some strange bouncing balls

BECOME JUDGE DREDD!

Appear as a Mega-City Judge in a specially commissioned portrait courtesy of MELBOURNE HOUSE and win some Judge Dredd software, T Shirts and board games

SOME SERIOUS FEUDING

Win a scary trip to the London Dungeon (eek) with MASTERTRONIC and kill off a few wizards into the bargain

The second date for that nice new 1987 Diary: 26th February. That’s when the March CRASH goes on sale...

REGULARS

EDITORIAL

In which the Doc Martened One has his say

NEWS

Catch up on what’s been happening in the Spectrum world

FEAR AND LOATHING

Hunter S gets his fill from DOMARK and is treated to a posh Chinese nosh by TIGRESS

LLOYD MANGRAM’S FORUM

The New Year brings a host of epistles under Lloyd’s scrutinising eye

CRASH COURSE

Rosetta continues her learning experience...

DEREK BREWSTER’S ADVENTURE TRAIL

An adventure with a Censor’s Certificate comes Derek’s way, amongst other things

HANNAH SMITH’S PLAYING TIPS

Pore over piles of maps, and take a peek at the POKEs this month!

CRASH HOTLINE AND ADVENTURE CHART

TECH NICHE

SAGA continues with the new COMPLIMENT system — Dominic Handy catches up on the story. Meanwhile Franco Frey looks at a video digitiser and musical man Jon Bates takes a peep at CHEETAH’s MK5 keyboard

TECH TIPS

Simon Goodwin finds a haven of excellence in the war of the compilers while CHEETAH and DATEL battle it out around him

LUNAR JETMAN

The loony astronaut gets into another fix...

LLOYD MANGRAM’S HALL OF SLIME

Some more candidates for the Ludlow Gibbet

PHILIPPA’S FRONTLINE

Hannah finds that her Girlie monopoly on CRASH is threatened as Philippa Irving takes over on the Strategy front

PBM MAILBOX

Brendon Kavanagh opens the Diplomatic Directory and previews a February show

PREVIEWS

A look into the near future on the games front
  • PUBLISHERS Roger Kean, Oliver Frey, Franco Frey
  • Publishing Executive/Editor Graeme Kidd
  • Sub Editor Ciarán Brennan
  • Staff Writers Lloyd Mangram, Lee Paddon, Hannah Smith
  • Adventure Editor Derek Brewster
  • Strategy Editor Philippa Irving
  • Tech Tipster Simon Goodwin
  • Contributing Writers Jon Bates, Brendon Kavanagh, John Minson
  • Production Controller David Western
  • Art Director Dick Shiner
  • Assistant Art Director Gordon Druce
  • Illustrators Ian Craig, Oliver Frey
  • Production Seb Clare, Tim Croton,
    Mark Kendrick, Tony Lorton, Nick Orchard,
    Michael Parkinson, Cameron Pound,
    Jonathan Rignall, Matthew Uffindell
  • Advertisement Manager Roger Bennett
  • Advertisement Assistant Nick Wild
  • Subscriptions Denise Roberts
  • Mail Order Carol Kinsey

101,483 TOTAL
97,992 UK and EIRE

Cover by Ian Craig

REVIEWS

See all reviews for this issue at zxspectrumreviews.co.uk

  • Acrojet US Gold
  • Agent X Mastertronic
  • Archers Mosaic
  • BMX Simulator Code Masters
  • Battle of Britain PSS
  • Bugsy CRL
  • Colour of Magic Delta 4
  • Cop Out Mikro-Gen
  • Defcom Quicksilva
  • Donkey Kong Ocean
  • Double Trouble Ocean
  • Dracula CRL
  • Elevator Action Quicksilva
  • Footballer of the Year Gremlin Graphics
  • Gauntlet US Gold
  • Gunstar Firebird
  • Hacker II Activision
  • Handball Maradona Grand Slam
  • Harvey Headbanger Firebird
  • Highlander Ocean
  • Hive Firebird
  • Howzat Alternative Software
  • Hypaball Odin
  • Hyperbowl Mastertronic
  • Impossaball Hewson
  • It’s a Knockout Ocean
  • Kayleth US Gold / Adventuresoft
  • Konami’s Golf Imagine
  • Legends of Kage Imagine
  • Legions of Death Lothlorien
  • Ninja Mastertronic
  • Operation Thunderflash Sparklers
  • Pro Golf Atlantis
  • Shao Lin’s Road The Edge
  • Super Cycle US Gold
  • Super Soccer Imagine
  • Survivors Atlantis
  • Terra Cresta Imagine
  • Top Gun Ocean
  • Xevious US Gold
  • Yie Ar Kung Fu II Imagine